Spongiidae

Spongiidae

[spən′jī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of sponges of the order Dictyoceratida; members are encrusting, massive, or branching in form and have small spherical flagellated chambers which characteristically join the exhalant canals by way of narrow channels.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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